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Traffic Engineer

Hackney London Borough Council
London (Greater)
£32,301 - £37,491
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
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Contract Type
Full time
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The Role:

Our Streetscene Service (based within our Neighbourhoods and Housing Directorate) ensures Hackney is clean, safe and accessible for residents, businesses and visitors. The Streetscene team is responsible for the design and maintenance of all highway networks, footways, bridges and lighting on all public roads, contributing to the wellbeing of our community and creating a sustainable public realm.

We are currently looking for an experienced Traffic Engineer to join our Design & Engineering team.  You will join a vibrant team and assist on projects within the local authority enabling you to advance your career, whilst giving you the freedom to achieve personal growth and development. We will provide you with the opportunities to enable you to succeed and support you to reach your potential.  You will be involved in designing a variety of traffic schemes such as waiting / loading restrictions and minor traffic management schemes.

You will be expected to carry out consultations, liaise with external and internal stakeholders, whilst working as part of a team and assisting Senior Traffic engineers on developing concepts, feasibility, preliminary, initial design, consultation, detailed design and ultimately implementation for multi modal or mode specific traffic engineering schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements.

You will have post qualification experience in Civil Engineering and/experience in Traffic Management and Road Safety Engineering schemes. You will also have excellent written and communication skills as well as good time and budgetary management skills.

On occasion you will be making presentations at public forums within a diverse community as well as communicating with colleagues and other stakeholders and so the ability to communicate effectively is imperative. The ability to plan, monitor and manage projects and programmes is essential and you will be ICT-savvy, ready to develop your own skills and those of others. You must be available to attend meetings outside normal working hours.

About Us:

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Closing date for applications: 11 November 2021.

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available:

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